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Lost USB drive/Log of USB Drives

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#1 roysamben


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Posted 06 February 2012 - 11:39 AM


I recently lost my USB flash drive. I'm not sure if I left it plugged into my computer at work or if i dropped it in the parking lot. Is there is a way to know when the device was last plugged out? That way I can determine if I dropped it at the parking lot or someone else pulled it out after I left work. I'd appreciate any help.


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#2 James Litten

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 12:02 PM

The only way I know is if your company has set a group policy on your PC to audit USB devices. The PC would have to be powered on when the device was removed. It's not something that is logged by default. Ask your IT people if they audit USB devices.


Edited by hamluis, 06 February 2012 - 04:16 PM.
Removed unnecessary space-wasting quote.

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